Introduction to our staff
Dr. Herbert Rettinger
Dr. Rettinger attended the University of Rochester and then graduated with honors from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Internship and Internal Medicine residency were completed at UCI where he continued training and certification in Endocrinology and Diabetes. He is Clinical Professor of Medicine/Endocrinology at UCI School of Medicine and has a special interest in teaching thyroid ultrasound and biopsy. He also holds a chairmanship and numerous committee appointments nationally with AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists) and served as President of the California section for two years.
Dr. Rettinger lectures to physicians statewide and nationally on subjects such as diabetes management and thyroid disease, and he is the only endocrinologist in Orange County to win ‘Physician of Excellence’ for consecutive years.
Dr. Priya Khanijou Shah
Dr. Shah obtained the USC Presidential Scholar Award and attended USC for both undergraduate and medical school where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and with medical school honors. Internship and Internal Medicine residency training, along with Endocrinology fellowship, were completed at University of California, San Diego.
She trained with international leaders in diabetes management.
Dr. Shah has a special interest in diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis and PCOS. She is fluent in Spanish and joined Endocrinology Medical Group of Orange County in 2010, upon completion of her training.
Dr. Shah teaches medical students and fellows at UCSD Medical Center and holds the title of Assistant Clinical Professor.
Editha Gutierrez, MSN, ANP-C
Edith joined Endocrinology Medical Group in 1999. She graduated from the University of the Philippines where she received a BSN with Honors.
She completed her training at Cal. State University earning a Master of Science in the Nursing Program and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and a Clinical Professor of Nursing. Edith teaches part-time at West Coast University within the Bachelors Nursing Program in Anaheim, CA. Prior to joining EMGOC, she was a critical-care supervising nurse for post heart surgery patients. Edith is fluent in Spanish and Tagalog, and has abundant training and experience in endocrine diseases and diabetes.
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